The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix
Rank 62 65 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 265 243 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.85% 3.68% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 8.77% 7.94% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 226 203 179
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3021 3061 3664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.93% 46.33% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 2545 3131
Average salary £39,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 156 £34,000 -2.85% 22
Cheshire +20 86 £40,000 +60.00% 14
Lancashire -10 14 £31,500 -1.56% 2
Merseyside +8 7 £32,000 -36.00% 5
Cumbria -7 1 £32,500 +10.16%
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 383 (73.37%) VMware
2 367 (70.31%) Windows
3 282 (54.02%) Microsoft
4 276 (52.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 241 (46.17%) Active Directory
6 184 (35.25%) Cisco
7 152 (29.12%) XenApp
8 150 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 143 (27.39%) MS Excel
10 138 (26.44%) MS Exchange
11 128 (24.52%) Hyper-V
12 112 (21.46%) XenDesktop
12 112 (21.46%) NetApp
12 112 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 111 (21.26%) ITIL
14 102 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 100 (19.16%) SAN
16 97 (18.58%) HP
17 86 (16.48%) Finance
17 86 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 85 (16.28%) DHCP
19 83 (15.90%) DNS
20 80 (15.33%) Windows 7
21 79 (15.13%) Citrix Certification
22 71 (13.60%) CCA
23 70 (13.41%) WAN
23 70 (13.41%) SQL
23 70 (13.41%) Firewall
24 69 (13.22%) LAN
25 64 (12.26%) MS Office

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 138 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 60 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (11.11%) IIS
4 43 (8.24%) SharePoint
5 32 (6.13%) Lync
6 27 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.72%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (1.34%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.57%) JBoss
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.19%) TPMS
14 1 (0.19%) Site Server
14 1 (0.19%) Apache
Applications
1 143 (27.39%) MS Excel
2 64 (12.26%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.38%) Revit
4 2 (0.38%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.38%) MS Project
4 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Exstream
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.19%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.26%) Office 365
2 5 (0.96%) IaaS
3 4 (0.77%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) Terremark
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (19.16%) SAN
2 85 (16.28%) DHCP
3 83 (15.90%) DNS
4 70 (13.41%) WAN
4 70 (13.41%) Firewall
5 69 (13.22%) LAN
6 46 (8.81%) NAS
7 43 (8.24%) VPN
8 38 (7.28%) NetScaler
9 30 (5.75%) VoIP
10 27 (5.17%) TCP/IP
11 24 (4.60%) iSCSI
11 24 (4.60%) VLAN
12 16 (3.07%) Wireless
13 14 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (1.92%) IP Telephony
15 9 (1.72%) Unified Communications
16 8 (1.53%) Network Security
16 8 (1.53%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.96%) Ingres
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.57%) MySQL
5 3 (0.57%) DB2
6 2 (0.38%) MS Access
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (1.34%) MSI
2 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (16.48%) Finance
2 14 (2.68%) Legal
3 9 (1.72%) Retail
4 8 (1.53%) Law
5 7 (1.34%) Banking
6 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.96%) Marketing
7 5 (0.96%) German Language
8 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.57%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Publishing
9 3 (0.57%) French Language
9 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.38%) Swedish Language
10 2 (0.38%) Norwegian Language
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (20.11%) Support Engineer
2 69 (13.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 68 (13.03%) Analyst
4 60 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 48 (9.20%) Citrix Engineer
6 45 (8.62%) Consultant
7 41 (7.85%) Citrix Support
8 40 (7.66%) Architect
8 40 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 31 (5.94%) Server Engineer
10 30 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
11 27 (5.17%) Citrix Support Engineer
12 25 (4.79%) IT Support
12 25 (4.79%) Support Analyst
13 24 (4.60%) Technical Consultant
13 24 (4.60%) Infrastructure Manager
14 19 (3.64%) Technical Architect
15 18 (3.45%) Technical Support
15 18 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
16 17 (3.26%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.53%) Application Packaging
2 4 (0.77%) X-Windows
2 4 (0.77%) .NET
3 2 (0.38%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (2.87%) Clustering
2 13 (2.49%) Blackberry
3 12 (2.30%) Fat Client
3 12 (2.30%) Thin Client
3 12 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.11%) FlexPod
5 9 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (1.34%) EqualLogic
7 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.96%) User Experience
8 5 (0.96%) Life Science
9 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.77%) FMCG
9 4 (0.77%) iPhone
10 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.57%) SecurID
10 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 367 (70.31%) Windows
2 150 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 86 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (15.33%) Windows 7
6 47 (9.00%) Windows XP
7 36 (6.90%) Linux
8 26 (4.98%) Windows 8
9 25 (4.79%) UNIX
10 15 (2.87%) VMS
11 14 (2.68%) AIX
12 12 (2.30%) Windows 2000
13 10 (1.92%) Android
14 9 (1.72%) Solaris
15 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.38%) CentOS
17 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (21.26%) ITIL
2 40 (7.66%) Service Delivery
3 33 (6.32%) Migration
4 26 (4.98%) Incident Management
5 24 (4.60%) Change Management
6 21 (4.02%) Service Management
7 20 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (3.83%) Problem Management
8 18 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (3.26%) Mentoring
10 16 (3.07%) Line Management
10 16 (3.07%) Change Control
10 16 (3.07%) Business Continuity
10 16 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (2.49%) Project Management
12 12 (2.30%) Information Security
12 12 (2.30%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (1.72%) Time Management
14 9 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (13.41%) SQL
2 34 (6.51%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.68%) C
4 12 (2.30%) VBScript
5 7 (1.34%) VB
6 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.38%) C#
7 2 (0.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 102 (19.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (15.13%) Citrix Certification
3 71 (13.60%) CCA
4 64 (12.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 62 (11.88%) MCSE
6 51 (9.77%) MCITP
7 44 (8.43%) CCNA
7 44 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (8.05%) MCSA
9 34 (6.51%) Degree
10 28 (5.36%) MCTS
11 25 (4.79%) MCP
12 24 (4.60%) SC Cleared
12 24 (4.60%) Security Cleared
13 19 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (3.45%) NCDA
15 17 (3.26%) NCIE
16 14 (2.68%) CCEA
17 13 (2.49%) VCAP
18 10 (1.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.21%) SLA
2 6 (1.15%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 276 (52.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 241 (46.17%) Active Directory
3 152 (29.12%) XenApp
4 128 (24.52%) Hyper-V
5 112 (21.46%) XenDesktop
6 61 (11.69%) vSphere
7 31 (5.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (3.83%) VMware ESX
9 19 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 17 (3.26%) XenServer
11 12 (2.30%) Terminal Services
12 11 (2.11%) MetaFrame
13 9 (1.72%) NFS
13 9 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (1.15%) Xen
15 5 (0.96%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.57%) vCloud
17 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
18 1 (0.19%) KVM
18 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 34 (6.51%) SCCM
2 18 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.87%) SCOM
4 9 (1.72%) WSUS
4 9 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.53%) XenMobile
6 7 (1.34%) AppDNA
7 5 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.96%) Netcool
8 4 (0.77%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (0.77%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.38%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.38%) Nagios
9 2 (0.38%) Legato
9 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.19%) Puppet
10 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 383 (73.37%) VMware
2 282 (54.02%) Microsoft
3 184 (35.25%) Cisco
4 112 (21.46%) NetApp
5 97 (18.58%) HP
6 54 (10.34%) EMC
7 37 (7.09%) Dell
7 37 (7.09%) Symantec
8 25 (4.79%) Oracle
9 20 (3.83%) AppSense
10 17 (3.26%) Juniper
10 17 (3.26%) IBM
11 16 (3.07%) McAfee
12 14 (2.68%) Avaya
13 10 (1.92%) Lotus
13 10 (1.92%) SAP
14 9 (1.72%) Sun
14 9 (1.72%) Sophos
14 9 (1.72%) Veeam
15 8 (1.53%) WatchGuard
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
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Salary: £95.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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